The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 13 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 117 128 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.29% 14.19% 12.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.22% 16.89% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 100 110 103
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
642 758 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.92% 84.04% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 489 662 616
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 129 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (42.58%) JavaScript
3 102 (39.84%) Linux
4 98 (38.28%) HTML
5 94 (36.72%) Java
6 79 (30.86%) TDD
7 77 (30.08%) CSS
8 76 (29.69%) XML
9 74 (28.91%) .NET
10 72 (28.13%) UNIX
11 71 (27.73%) C#
11 71 (27.73%) SQL Server
12 70 (27.34%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (26.95%) OO
14 68 (26.56%) C++
15 66 (25.78%) SQL
16 64 (25.00%) Degree
17 60 (23.44%) Python
18 57 (22.27%) PHP
18 57 (22.27%) Oracle
19 53 (20.70%) Computer Science
20 51 (19.92%) Jenkins
21 45 (17.58%) MySQL
22 44 (17.19%) Algorithms
23 42 (16.41%) ASP.NET
24 41 (16.02%) MVC
24 41 (16.02%) Mathematics
24 41 (16.02%) jQuery
24 41 (16.02%) Ajax
24 41 (16.02%) BDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.91%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.95%) Apache TomEE
4 4 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.17%) Apache
6 2 (0.78%) JBoss
6 2 (0.78%) Mule
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) Drupal
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.86%) Broadband
2 7 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.95%) Internet
3 5 (1.95%) LAN
4 3 (1.17%) DNS
5 2 (0.78%) ATM
5 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.58%) MySQL
3 38 (14.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQLite
6 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.39%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.39%) DB2
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (19.92%) Jenkins
2 34 (13.28%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.77%) Maven
4 23 (8.98%) Eclipse
4 23 (8.98%) Subversion
5 20 (7.81%) JIRA
6 18 (7.03%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.30%) Grunt
8 10 (3.91%) RSpec
9 9 (3.52%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.13%) JUnit
10 8 (3.13%) Bugzilla
11 7 (2.73%) CruiseControl
11 7 (2.73%) Hudson
11 7 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (2.34%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.34%) JSUnit
13 5 (1.95%) Ant
14 4 (1.56%) Gradle
14 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (1.95%) Games
1 5 (1.95%) Finance
2 3 (1.17%) Marketing
3 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.39%) Automotive
3 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (56.25%) Developer
2 97 (37.89%) Software Engineer
3 43 (16.80%) Java Developer
4 40 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 39 (15.23%) Graduate
6 38 (14.84%) Software Developer
7 27 (10.55%) PHP Developer
8 26 (10.16%) C# Developer
9 22 (8.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 21 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
11 19 (7.42%) Senior C# Developer
12 17 (6.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 16 (6.25%) Lead Developer
14 15 (5.86%) Graduate Java Developer
15 13 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
16 12 (4.69%) Technical Leader
17 7 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
17 7 (2.73%) Test Engineer
17 7 (2.73%) ScrumMaster
17 7 (2.73%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (38.28%) HTML
2 77 (30.08%) CSS
3 76 (29.69%) XML
4 74 (28.91%) .NET
5 42 (16.41%) ASP.NET
6 41 (16.02%) jQuery
6 41 (16.02%) Ajax
7 38 (14.84%) JSON
8 37 (14.45%) Spring
9 35 (13.67%) RESTful
10 34 (13.28%) AngularJS
11 32 (12.50%) HTML5
12 30 (11.72%) CSS3
13 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (10.94%) SOAP
14 26 (10.16%) Web Services
14 26 (10.16%) .NET Framework
15 24 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (8.59%) Sass
17 21 (8.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.70%) Computer Science
2 44 (17.19%) Algorithms
3 41 (16.02%) Mathematics
4 32 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 15 (5.86%) Kindle
6 10 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.91%) Statistics
6 10 (3.91%) Physics
7 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.56%) Life Science
9 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) Robotics
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (39.84%) Linux
2 72 (28.13%) UNIX
3 39 (15.23%) Windows
4 13 (5.08%) Android
5 10 (3.91%) Solaris
6 7 (2.73%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.95%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (30.86%) TDD
3 70 (27.34%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (26.95%) OO
5 41 (16.02%) MVC
5 41 (16.02%) BDD
6 34 (13.28%) Scrum
6 34 (13.28%) Multithreading
7 28 (10.94%) SDLC
8 24 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 24 (9.38%) Project Management
8 24 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 22 (8.59%) User Stories
10 19 (7.42%) Domain-Driven Design
10 19 (7.42%) Coaching
11 17 (6.64%) Automated Testing
11 17 (6.64%) OO PHP
12 16 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 16 (6.25%) OOD
13 14 (5.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 109 (42.58%) JavaScript
2 94 (36.72%) Java
3 71 (27.73%) C#
4 68 (26.56%) C++
5 66 (25.78%) SQL
6 60 (23.44%) Python
7 57 (22.27%) PHP
8 40 (15.63%) C
9 30 (11.72%) PL/SQL
10 29 (11.33%) Ruby
11 11 (4.30%) Perl
12 9 (3.52%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.34%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.95%) Go
15 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.56%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.78%) PHP5
18 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (25.00%) Degree
2 22 (8.59%) PhD
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.20%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.73%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) DICOM
4 2 (0.78%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (22.27%) Oracle
2 10 (3.91%) Zend
3 9 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (0.39%) Borland
5 1 (0.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
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